Entertaining family and friends this Easter? Here are our favourite Easter recipes to consider serving up this weekend, from a classic Simnel cake to roasted shoulder of lamb with a Middle Eastern twist.

Simnel cake

Easter simnel cake
Traditional Easter simnel cake (iStock/PA)

Simnel cake is an Easter tradition. Make this marzipan-topped light fruit cake the centrepiece of your Easter celebrations with this traditional recipe.


Squidgy Creme Egg brownie

Squidgy Creme Egg brownie recipe
(Kate Whitaker/PA)

How do you make a brownie even better? Add a Creme Egg just like chef Phil Vickery! The perfect treat this coming Easter.

Slow-roasted shoulder of lamb recipe with harissa

Shoulder of lamb with harissa
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Meltingly tender and incredibly tasty, this slow cooked shoulder of lamb is complemented by a colourful chickpea and pepper salad.

Mackerel asparagus salad with sesame vinaigrette

Mackerel asparagus salad with sesame vinaigrette from The Tinned Fish Cookbook by Bart Van Olphen
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Bart van Olphen’s new cookbook reveals how healthy and versatile tinned fish can be. Try his delicious mackerel and asparagus salad with a sesame dressing.

Lamb chops with scallion mint salsa

Lamb chops with scallion mint salsa from The Flavor Equation: The Science of Great Cooking Explained + More Than 100 Essential Recipes by Nik Sharma
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A super tasty and easy meal by food writer Nik Sharma. Add a little zing to your lamb – perfect to show off at a dinner party!

Griddled lemony chicken with a tomato salad

Chicken and tomato salad
The Tomato Stall

This chicken and tomato salad by The Tomato Stall is light and refreshing. Make it your dinner staple this summer.

How to make a New York-style chocolate and hazelnut babka

New York style chocolate babka
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Try this traditional Eastern European sweet yeast loaf, made even more delicious with a New York twist with the addition of chocolate and hazelnuts.

How to make Tom Kerridge’s Shakshuka breakfast eggs

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Tom’s shakshuka breakfast eggs (© Cristian Barnett/PA)

If you’re on a bit of a health-kick, Tom Kerridge’s Shakshuka breakfast eggs are simple to make and are a delicious way to start the day.

How to make Ravneet Gill’s lemon loaf cake

Lemon loaf from The Pastry Chef’s Guide by Ravneet Gill
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Try Raveneet Gill’s delicious lemon loaf cake from her debut cookbook The Pastry Chef’s Guide, which aims to inspire home bakers to be more adventurous.

Mary Berry’s lemon and lime meringue tranche pie

Lemon and Lime Meringue Tranche Pie

A simple twist on a classic, Mary Berry’s lemon and lime meringue pie is impressive, super tangy and sweet.


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